Recruiter/Outreach Specialist — Baltimore

NOVEMBER 6, 2019

Location: Baltimore, MD

Seedco is a non-profit organization providing work force development and work and family services in Baltimore, Maryland. The Bridges to Careers Recruiter/Outreach Specialist position fulfills recruitment duties and assists program staff with outreach activities. The Recruiter/Outreach Specialist establishes relationships with key referral partners and conducts recruitment activities in the community. The Recruiter /Outreach Specialist works individually and as part of a team, reporting to the Program Manager.

Seedco is an affiliate of The Acacia Network, the leading Latino integrated care nonprofit in the nation, offering the community, from children to seniors, a pathway to behavioral and primary healthcare, housing, and empowerment.

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Conduct a minimum of 540 program eligibility and interest pre-screenings.
  • Refer a minimum of 20 potentially eligible and interested candidates per month to the program.
  • Attend monthly meetings with Department of Correction partners to promote the program.
  • Attend monthly meetings with Community Based referral partners.
  • Engage in recruitment activities in the target area of the program, recruiting participants at events and gathering locations populated by youth; 18-24 years of age.
  • Conduct weekly reminder communications to recruited and enrolled participants to support engagement with program activities and implementation of Individual Career Plans.
  • Engage in intensive outreach, including home visits and street outreach, to locate participants unresponsive to program staff’s outreach.
  • Complete all assigned documentation and record keeping.
  • Handle sensitive and personal information, adhering to client confidentiality protocols.
  • Work independently, traveling throughout their assigned target area.
  • Additional responsibilities, as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Personal or professional experience with justice involved citizens.
  • Ability to put clients at ease while asking sensitive and personal questions.
  • Ability to communicate program goals and objectives.
  • Comfortable with street outreach.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to adapt to unforeseen circumstances.
  • Experience working with nonprofit organizations, community groups and government programs.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and adhere to confidentiality protocols

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT

  • Ability to travel throughout assigned territory, as required.
  • Some evening and weekend work is required.
  • Ability to lift 15 pounds.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

This position receives supervision from the Bridges to Careers Program Manager.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email your cover letter and resume to mailto:BaltimoreJobs@seedco.org.

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